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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Investors’

Doris Buffett Puts A Personal Spin On Philanthropy

Doris Buffett isn’t quite as recognizable as her little brother, but he wouldn’t be quite as famous if it wasn’t for her. Doris Buffett, 86, is Warren Buffett’s big sister and head of the Sunshine Lady Foundation. The charitable organization works with Warren Buffett to distribute his money to those who need it after announcing that he would be giving …

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Gold Recovery? What Does This Mean For Business?

Gold has had a resurgence recently. This comes as good news for investors and people that follow the market closely. As of today, gold is on track for its biggest weekly gain in five weeks. Several analysts are saying that the precious metal that we once used to pay for everything may have good times ahead. The Federal Reserve also …

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Here’s Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Already Making Use of the New Social Media Disclosure Rules

Just a day after Netflix told investors that they would regularly use their various social media accounts to disclose material information, even mentioning CEO Reed Hasting’s Facebook account specifically, Hastings has done just that. In a Facebook post, Hastings announced that Netflix users have streamed 4 billion hour in the past 3 months. Of course, he would probably argue that …

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Netflix Says They Will Disclose Investor Info on Social Media Following SEC Ruling

A week after the Securities and Exchange Commission clarified its rules to allow for public companies to use social media outlets to announce key company information, Netflix has already decided to take advantage of it and make it official. On Wednesday, Netflix told investors via a regulatory filing that it plans to disclose material investor information via social media channels. …

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Companies Can Announce Important Info on Social Media, Rules SEC After Reed Hastings Investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission has clarified its rules on Regulation Fair Disclosure, saying that public companies can use social media outlets like Facebook or Twitter to announce key company information – just so long as the investors are made aware which social media accounts may be posting such information beforehand. “The SEC’s report of investigation confirms that Regulation FD …

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eBay Expects To Grow Revenue By 50 Percent In 2015

Earlier this year, eBay posted revenue growth of 21 percent year-over-year. Over the next three years, it hopes to increase revenue even more. In a meeting with investors, eBay announced that it plans to continue growing through 2015 thanks to a “commerce revolution.” This revolution will be spearheaded by the transition to mobile as more and more people take to …

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YouTube Gives Us Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs and Startups

YouTube and Don Dodge, a developer and startup advocate at Google, bring us this next video which features some great advice and strategies for getting funding and support for new projects and startups. Critical aspects he covers include developing an elevator speech (a concise overview of the problem and your solution), a thirty minute product/service overview, and a one hour …

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Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding

There’s a new startup on the scene that hopes to help other startups take off. The company is called Fundable, and although it looks similar to Kickstarter, it operates on very different approach that takes advantage of the JOBS Act. The bill, which was signed into law in April, has also been called the “Crowdfunding Bill” for its promise to …

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Facebook Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Following Fubar IPO

Whenever we here at WebProNews have speculated or reported on class action lawsuits filed against Facebook, the nature of those complaints has almost always had to do with the social networking giant’s dubious handling of user privacy. Given the remarkably awful situation that has plagued Facebook since its initial public offering this past Friday, the company has found a new …

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Alcoholics Anonymous Reveals Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Philadelphia branch filed an insider trading complaint with federal regulators late last year. Since then charges have been placed against a financial consultant at Ameriprise Financial Services and four of his colleagues for shares that were purchased in Philadelphia Consolidated Holding Corp. in early 2008. According to the the SEC, McGee learned about an …

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Facebook Gets $8 Billion Line of Credit

As part of some strategic moves Facebook is making ahead of their IPO, the company has received financing to the tune of $8 billion. The loans include a $5 billion revolving line of credit and a $3 billion 364-day bridge loan. This credit line will replace the companies current $2.5 billion revolving credit line used for general business purposes. The …

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